PRACTICE AREAS

40 years of excellence and success.

ENTERTAINMENT

Comprehensive Counsel Informed By Hands-On Experience

From intellectual property litigation, to production assistance, to contract negotiation, sslm has you covered. Blaine has represented major motion picture companies, record labels, directors, producers, and talent (both above and below the line). He has also helped shape the law through highly successful appellate work.
Blaine has even produced, filmed, edited, and scored full length and short form documentary films addressing healthcare and education issues.

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PERFORMING ARTS

Actors, Musicians, and Artists

sslm has been representing people and companies in the performing arts for four decades.  Some of Blaine’s better known clients have included Angelina Jolie, Vanna White, Joe Theisman, James Farentino, Tobin Bell, Justin Hartley, Jack Dylan Grazer, Ariel Winter, and Sandra Tsing Loh.

FAMILY LAW

Representation With Respect

Divorce, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, marital mediations, same sex marriages, child custody, spousal and child support, domestic violence restraining orders -- sslm has decades of experience with all aspects of California family law.  sslm's family law clients have included venture capitalists, entrepreneurs, lawyers, doctors, a-list celebrities, and executives from major corporations.  No matter is too complex or too delicate.

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BUSINESS COUNSEL

From Sole Proprietors to Fortune 100 Companies

speak softly legal management represents businesses of all sizes, providing counsel on entity formation, employment and compliance concerns, contract negotiation and drafting, and so much more.

CONSTRUCTION LAW

Wreck the Casbah!

Blaine has successfully represented builders, homeowners, and architects in contract negotiations and litigation for over 35 years.  He also has built many custom homes and office buildings for his own account and is intimately familiar with all aspects of site selection, building design, and residential and commercial construction.

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